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... and train inside the mountains.....awesome. You can't travel to the top of the Matterhorn at 4450metres, a little high and a little steep except on foot and that might be a bit outside our skill level. However we trained it to the top of the Gornergrat, at 3350metres the mountain next door, and got an amazing view and then we set off for the walk down. We got down to Rifleberg, had lunch, then Maddi and I trained it to the next stop Rifflealp, the ...
... there were some lovely stained glass windows inside - and no tenors this time. We headed home past the Japanese garden, a small park created in 1998, the Year of Japan in France. We had walked around for a good couple of hours and were in need of a cup of tea and a rest. The only thing remaining for us to explore is down by the lakeside, which we will do after petit déjeuner (breakfast) tomorrow, before we move on to our next ...
... it's now a museum.
Then .....we had the rather daunting task of walking back again UP the bloody hill to the camp at the top of the mountain....in the rain again.
... have no food. It's then that I see Grace in our tour's support van. I get loaded with water, bar and electrolyte and I'm good to go for the last pitch. I approach the final corner and can hear cow bells. Around that corner I see the cows and there is the top! I made it. A cheer comes from the cafe as I'm spotted by some BikeStyle riders already there. I'm really stoked to have done this one after yesterdays ride.
I get the photo ...
The clearest lake in Europe
We decided just last week to spend 2 nights in Annecy. It’s quite an old town, around since the 1100’s. Annecy is built around one side of Lake Annecy which is truly beautiful. The lake also borders Switzerland, with the border running right through the middle of the lake. They say it is the clearest lake in Europe and that’s not hard to believe.
We arrived on ...